Tragedy struck at a hostel in Imo State, on Tuesday, as two undergraduates of the Federal University of Technology , Owerri, were found dead while allegedly engaged in sex romp with a female student of the institution .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Orlando Ikeokwu , who confirmed the development to our correspondent on Wednesday , said the deceased students were suspected to have abused drugs during the sex romp .
The police spokesperson , gave the names of the dead victims as Ugochukwu Kingsley and one Richard, while the third victim , Aka Uche , 27 , and the female victim , Onyinyechi Okafor , were receiving treatment in hospital.
He said the incident occurred at the Sunshine Lodge in Ihiagwa , near the FUTO campus .
According to him , the police personnel, who evacuated the corpses and took the two unconscious victims to hospital , recovered substances suspected to be Indian hemp and tramadol from the scene .
Ikeokwu stated , “On April 2 , information was received from the caretaker of the Sunshine Lodge in Ihiagwa , Owerri, that the students of the Federal University of Technology , Owerri, Ugochukwu Kingsley , Richard and one Aka Uche were engaged in a sex romp with one Onyinyechi Okafor , also a student of the same university .
“ Police detectives from the Nekede Division promptly mobilised to the scene and found the four victims completely naked and unconscious .
The police operatives recovered substances suspected to be Indian hemp and tramadol from the scene .
“ The victims were immediately conveyed to the police clinic and two of the victims , Kingsley and Richard, were certified dead by the medical doctor on duty.
“ The corpses have been deposited in the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre , Owerri, for autopsy , while the female victim , whose condition is yet to be stabilised , and uche have been referred to the FMC , Owerri, for further medical attention.
“ The families of the deceased have been contacted , while the conditions of the surviving victims are still being closely monitored . ”
Ikeokwu said the state Commissioner of Police frowned on drug abuse and other illicit acts by youths , whose parents were working hard to ensure that their future was guaranteed.
When contacted , the Public Relations Officer , FUTO , Uche Nwelue, said the institution was still investigating to confirm if the victims were its students .
Nwelue stated , “We are still investigating to ascertain if truly they are students of FUTO .
You know that the hostel where the incident occurred , is being occupied by students from different institutions.
“ Apart from FUTO students , who live there , students of the Federal Polytechnic , Nekede , also live there .
We have to conclude our investigation first before we can come up with an official position on the incident . But I have read about it online. ”